Staff Data Engineer (Sr Data Analyst) at Visa (Atlanta, GA)

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Company Description

Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.

Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.

Job Description

The Staff Data Engineer works within the Lega, Risk and Compliance Analytics Delivery team as individual contributor participating in integration design, development, deployment, and support of technology delivery projects. 

This position requires close collaboration with business partners to understand their business goals, understand requirements, develop and implementation of solutions following SDLC and agile methodologies. This position provides L3 support to business partners and requires investigation and resolution of the issue and requires collaboration with multiple IT teams including source systems and operations. Works with global team members to ensure SDLC processes and documentation are completed with quality, and on a timely basis. contributes to solution selection and requirements elaboration, responsible for assigned design, configuration, development, and testing deliverables. This position requires the resource to work independently with minimal supervision and needs to be self-motivated. This position requires performing complex data analysis across multiple data sets to derive insights, metrics, evaluating completeness of data

He/she must demonstrate a strong competency in helping to create and sustain an enterprise-wide environment that fosters accountability, quality, commitment, growth, and innovation.

The position can be based at Visa's office in Foster City, CA or Atlanta, GA, USA.


  • Lead problem solving sessions to develop analytical solutions which help Risk & technology leaders to make data driven decisions
  • Lead reporting automation requirements gathering for report/dashboard automation
  • Drive detailed data analysis including the identification of data sources and data elements, creating of Entity-Relationship Diagrams, as well as detailed metrics calculations
  • Support other allied architecture and integration activities. Assist in developing documentation around system integration, data flows, data dictionary, user guides and best practices.
  • Ensure project delivery within timelines and budget requirements
  • Derive insights, trends from cross functional datasets
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to junior team members

This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7-10 years of work experience in delivering Business Intelligence and analytics solutions, driving data analysis for complex, cross-functional programs
  • Advanced working knowledge and experience in SQL and relational databases. Experience with MySQL and big data technologies is required
  • Strong experience in writing and optimizing efficient SQL queries along with Python, Hive, SQL, handling Large Data Sets in Big-Data Environments
  • Experience in ETL, preferably Talend and visualization tools, preferably Tableau is required
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently with strong time management and ability to execute on multiple concurrent deliverables
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to think strategically and drive decision making
  • Ability to work independently with strong time management and ability to execute on multiple concurrent deliverables
  • Experience in leading global teams is required, working knowledge of Risk domain is a plus
  • Experience in extracting data from SaaS applications using API’s and other methods
  • Experience in managing Data Integration and Data Quality platforms
  • Experience in blending and integrating data from multiple sources for analysis, insights, metrics
  • Experience with data mining, cleansing, examination of data , trend analysis, drive insights
  • Exposure to R or statistical programming is advantage
  • Strong collaboration skills to work with multiple business and technical partners required
  • Exposure to Risk and Internal Applications domains is a plus

Additional Information

Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.

Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.

Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.

Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

More Information on Visa
Visa operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in Foster City, CA, San Francisco, CA, Austin, TX and Miami, FL. Visa was founded in 2022. It has 18871 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 828 open jobs at Visa, click here.
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